About the eMC

Is there a mobile version of the eMC?
The eMC is a responsive website, which means that the content adapts to the screen size used to view the website. Users will get the same eMC experience whe...
Tue, 12 Dec, 2017 at 3:02 PM
Which pharmaceutical companies add information to the eMC?
Approximately 240 pharmaceutical companies add information about their medicines to the eMC. You can see a full list of the companies that contribute by c...
Fri, 20 Oct, 2017 at 11:23 AM
How is the information updated?
When there is new information about a medicine, or when a new medicine is launched, the pharmaceutical company should update the eMC website within 10 d...
Wed, 15 Aug, 2018 at 4:28 PM
What does the eMC contain?
The eMC contains two types of documents.  Summaries of Product Characteristics (known as SPCs) Patient Information Leaflets (known as PILs, Package ...
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017 at 5:03 PM
What is the eMC?
The electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC) contains up to date, easily accessible information about medicines licensed for use in the UK. The eMC has more ...
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017 at 5:08 PM
Where does the information come from?
All the information on the eMC website comes directly from pharmaceutical companies. Approximately 200 pharmaceutical companies subscribe to the eMC a...
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017 at 5:09 PM
Who can use the eMC?
The eMC can be used by anyone who is looking for good quality, up to date information about medicines. Healthcare professionals, such as d...
Mon, 12 Sep, 2016 at 1:05 PM
Can I buy medicines on the eMC?
Datapharm publishes medicines information for use by healthcare professionals and the public. We do not manufacture, supply or sell medicines.   We ...
Mon, 13 Feb, 2017 at 12:02 PM